The Five-on-Five NFL Challenge

What pro franchise would have the best five-man football team? Our panel of experts decides.Continue reading on The Ringer »
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Banks’s Shot: The Unsteady Rise of an Uneasy Pop Star

‘I don’t feel like the internet is my natural habitat whatsoever’Continue reading on The Ringer »
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The NHL’s Olympic Future Is in Doubt

Don’t be confused: The World Cup of Hockey isn’t enoughContinue reading on The Ringer »
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‘Pitch’ Isn’t Just a Fantasy

It’s a glimpse into the future for girls already playing the gameContinue reading on The Ringer »
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The Magic of Watching Regular-Season Steph Curry

The Warriors star wasn’t just trying to win last season — he was doing it in a way that was insane. Will 2016–17 bring more of the same?Continue reading on The Ringer »
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How Hollywood Gets Its Old-School Tech

It can’t just be a computer from the ’80s — it has to be the computer from the ’80sContinue reading on The Ringer »
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Stiff upper lip or man on the edge? How movies see real-life heroes

Deepwater Horizon and Sully show that American film-makers like to depict heroes as gritty individuals fighting against the establishment. In the UK however, collectivism still leads to triumphThis week’s biggest film release in the US is Deepwater Horizon – a film that, despite its title, is neither an underwater sequel…
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Ep. 128: Week 4 NFL Lines With Cousin Sal

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons brings on Cousin Sal to guess the lines for Week 4. Topics include: Carson Wentz’s big week (5:00), Vin Scully’s farewell (8:30), the struggling Bengals (17:00), Matthew Stafford’s garbage-time magnificence (24:00), Tom Brady’s vacation (28:00), the top-tier teams (36:00), Mike Mularkey’s coaching record (41:41),…
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Donald Trump Should Focus on Airports, and U.S. National Teams Should Dominate

Charlamagne Tha God and Abby Wambach discuss this and more on the latest ‘Any Given Wednesday’Continue reading on The Ringer »
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JaVale McGee Could Totally Help the Warriors

No, really! Life is about giving second chances, and this goofball could thrive if given the opportunity.Continue reading on The Ringer »
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